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Operational efficiency The European Ferry Shipping Summit & Ports 2024

Confirmed Ferry- and Port Operators 2023

Attica Group | DFDS | Finnlines |  Grimaldi Group | Viking Line | Wagenborg Passenger Services | Fjord Line | GNV | Seatruck Ferries CalMac Ferries | CLdN | Port of Ystad | Port of Rafina | Port of Antwerp-Bruges | Port of Helsingborg | Port of Copenhagen/Malmö | Port of Cork | Port of Ijmuiden | Godby Shipping | ANEK Lines | FRS | Zeehaven Ijmuiden | Port of Trelleborg |Polferries

Confirmed speakers

  • Dan Mikkola, CEO Godby Shipping
  • Spiros Paschalis, CEO Attica Group
  • Tom Pippingsköld, CEO Finnlines
  • Matteo Della Valle, Pax Sales & Marketing Staff Director, GNV
  • Achille Onorato, CEO Moby Line
  • Alistair Eagles, MD Seatruck Ferries
  • Brian Thorsted Hansen, CEO Fjord Line
  • Finn Wollesen, MD Knud E Hansen
  • Björn Boström, MD Port of Ystad
  • Isabelle Ryckbost, Secretary General European Sea Ports Organisation
  • Theodora Riga, Chief Commercial Officer & Director of Strategic Communications ThPA S.A. – Port of Thessaloniki
  • Lieve Duprez, Shortsea Key Account Manager, Port of Antwerp Bruges
  • Desposina Gkikaki, CEO Port of Rafina
  • Ger Van Langen, MD Wagenborg Passenger Services
  • Robbie Drummond, CEO CalMac Ferries
  • Glen Carr, CCO Port of Rosslare
  • Mathieu Girardin, Executive Vice President for DFDS’s Ferry Division
  • Ortwin Harms, Managing director of LHG
  • Stefano Conti, Director Consultant, Lufthansa Systems Airline Consulting
  • Karin Maat, CFO Port of IJmuiden
  • Randi Blidensol, Head of Projects of Europe Adonis
  • Anders Örgård – COO of OSK
  • Emma Hansson Sjöstedt, Kockumation
  • Anders Hofnell, Marine North Europe Area Business Manager, RINA

Confirmed sponsors | 2023

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    • Panel debate with Ferry top executives.
    • Panel debate with Ferry ports executives
    • The smart Ferry and Ferry port development.
    • New projects and ferries.
    • Panel debate Ro-Ro Ferry top executives.
    • Learning from related industries marketing and sales concepts.

    Conference official start: 11.30 of November 7th, 2024

    Conference official ending: 13.30 of  November 8th, 2024


    Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens, Greece